ISRO’s Upcoming Experiments for 2023 Includes Dedicated Mission for Sun, Moon

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will turn its focus on science experiments in 2023 with dedicated missions to the Sun — Aditya — and the moon — Chandrayaan-3 — even as the nascent start-up sector is set to soar in the space applications segment. The upcoming year will also witness a series of experiments on India’s maiden human space … Read more

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried May Enter Guilty Plea on Cheating Charges

Sam Bankman-Fried is expected on Tuesday to enter a plea of not guilty to criminal charges that he cheated investors and looted billions of dollars at his now-bankrupt FTX cryptocurrency exchange, according to a source familiar with the matter. Bankman-Fried is accused of illegally using FTX customer deposits to support his Alameda Research hedge fund, … Read more

Binance’s Acquisition of Voyager Digital Could Be Delayed by US Review

Binance’s $1 billion (roughly Rs. 8,275 crore) acquisition of bankrupt crypto lender Voyager Digital could be delayed or blocked by a US national security review, according to a Friday bankruptcy court filing. The crypto exchange’s US-based affiliate Binance.US intends to buy Voyager’s crypto lending platform with a bid that includes $20 million (roughly Rs. 165 … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook Conveyed Concerns About App Store Curbs to Japan PM: Report

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook asked Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to consider protecting users when regulating distribution of smartphone apps, Nikkei reported on Friday citing sources. Apple has faced heightened scrutiny over its App Store practices that charge a 30 percent fee on payments and subscriptions and does not allow iPhones to use apps from third … Read more

Samsung Galaxy A23, Galaxy A04s Get Android 13-Based One UI 5.0 Update: Report

Samsung Galaxy A23 and Galaxy A04s are getting Android 13-based One UI 5.0 updates in the US and Panama, respectively. The update on both handsets brings in new features like customisation upgrades, performance improvements, and more. Additionally, the One UI 5.0 update comes along with the November 2022 security patch on firmware versions A236U1UEU1BVL1 and … Read more